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Search: Posts Made By: Ron Stringer
Forum: The Radio Room Yesterday, 23:44
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By Ron Stringer
You are showing your age David. Both K-H but...

You are showing your age David. Both K-H but Situation Display came far later.
Forum: Ship Research 22nd June 2019, 10:58
Replies: 38
Views: 1,190
Posted By Ron Stringer
Films at Sea

This is a topic that has come up at intervals since the very beginning of SN. Some of the earlier postings can be seen here...
Forum: Ship Research 14th June 2019, 18:54
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By Ron Stringer
Sorry to hear that Brian.

Sorry to hear that Brian.
Forum: Ship Research 10th June 2019, 09:31
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By Ron Stringer
The IMO (International Maritime Organisation - an...

The IMO (International Maritime Organisation - an agency of the UN) number is a unique identity assigned to the ship at construction and retained for life, regardless of the ship's name or country of...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 22nd May 2019, 20:00
Replies: 34
Ink
Views: 1,857
Posted By Ron Stringer
Most inkjet printers have a 'clean cartridges'...

Most inkjet printers have a 'clean cartridges' program in their 'Tools' or 'Maintenance' menu for use in just such circumstances. In normal use the clean cartridges facility should be used only...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th May 2019, 19:02
Replies: 33
Views: 2,702
Posted By Ron Stringer
Hope that the same 'standards' are to be applied...

Hope that the same 'standards' are to be applied to MPs and members of the House of Lords.
Forum: The Radio Room 13th May 2019, 14:37
Replies: 21
Views: 1,610
Posted By Ron Stringer
Maybe it is “age related” David. The code was...

Maybe it is “age related” David. The code was used by means of lights or flags, not only between ships or ships and shore facilities but even with aircraft. During the “Cuban missile crisis“ ships...
Forum: The Galley 2nd May 2019, 22:53
Replies: 23
Views: 5,907
Posted By Ron Stringer
Although built in 1964, the bridge and navigating...

Although built in 1964, the bridge and navigating officers' accommodation of the 63,000 dwt tanker ss "Regent Pembroke" was amid-ships. The saloon and galley and the rest of the ship's complement...
Forum: Model Ships 28th April 2019, 12:47
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Ron Stringer
Computer and model shops sell aerosol cans of...

Computer and model shops sell aerosol cans of compressed air for blowing dust away. Will remove dust but probably won't get dirt out of sails.
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd April 2019, 16:16
Replies: 82
Views: 8,826
Posted By Ron Stringer
Surely not at Alfred Holt's! I was led to...

Surely not at Alfred Holt's! I was led to believe (including by many posters on SN) that paragon of British shipping could do no wrong. (Jester)
Forum: The Radio Room 17th April 2019, 20:28
Replies: 32
Views: 8,376
Posted By Ron Stringer
Oh my god, don't they look young. We were once...

Oh my god, don't they look young. We were once like that!
Forum: Ship Research 15th April 2019, 20:15
Replies: 35
Views: 5,290
Posted By Ron Stringer
Find any post by Paul and click on his name (top,...

Find any post by Paul and click on his name (top, left-hand side of the post). A menu will appear from which you select 'View This Member's Profile' and click on it.

At the top of the profile...
Forum: Ship Research 14th April 2019, 21:11
Replies: 35
Views: 5,290
Posted By Ron Stringer
David, paulthebarge has not been on Ships...

David,

paulthebarge has not been on Ships Nostalgia since July last year. Suggest that you try to contact him using the SN site's email or Private Message facilities.

Good luck
Forum: Esso Tankers 13th April 2019, 20:24
Replies: 5
Views: 6,121
Posted By Ron Stringer
You need to read up about the man, Dickyboy. He...

You need to read up about the man, Dickyboy. He wasn't interested in PR and didn't even care much about people. A bit of a recluse, he maintained a stronger interest in rodents.
Forum: The Radio Room 13th April 2019, 14:46
Replies: 27
Views: 3,977
Posted By Ron Stringer
All information for inclusion in the Mariner had...

All information for inclusion in the Mariner had to be submitted at least 6 weeks before the publication date. Sadly everyone involved in the production of the magazine is long dead so I can't tell...
Forum: The Radio Room 12th April 2019, 10:39
Replies: 76
Views: 13,489
Posted By Ron Stringer
Stan McNally

Heard good news today. Stan's recovery after his speech is progressing well. He is now home, is able to talk again and is even using the telephone. Memory is recovering slowly but he is now able...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 9th April 2019, 11:24
Replies: 72
Views: 5,480
Posted By Ron Stringer
Demand a refund! (Jester)

Demand a refund! (Jester)
Forum: The Bridge 6th April 2019, 16:22
Replies: 57
Views: 3,626
Posted By Ron Stringer
The generic term is brandy - cognac is but one...

The generic term is brandy - cognac is but one variant.

When on holiday in the Pyrenees, when invited by an elderly waiter in a hotel restaurant if I would like to order a 'digestif', I was unwise...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th April 2019, 18:55
Replies: 22
Views: 1,554
Posted By Ron Stringer
Early model of the Goblin Teasmaid

Early model of the Goblin Teasmaid
Forum: The Engine Room 4th April 2019, 10:01
Replies: 55
Views: 4,964
Posted By Ron Stringer
Lao Pan, that was a failure of management, not...

Lao Pan, that was a failure of management, not the accountants who are only responsible for the collection of figures for the management to consider. Making difficult decisions whether or not to act...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 31st March 2019, 22:59
Replies: 99
Views: 7,921
Posted By Ron Stringer
Did you see any of the video showing the...

Did you see any of the video showing the helicopter evacuation? In those conditions you would have had to tie me up and carry me into a lifeboat. I would have chosen to take my chances with the...
Forum: The Bridge 31st March 2019, 09:21
Replies: 57
Views: 3,626
Posted By Ron Stringer
Bob, I think most former deck apprentices would...

Bob, I think most former deck apprentices would prefer garden maintenance to the sort of things that that the mate had them working on in order the keep the appearance of the ship up to his chosen...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 31st March 2019, 09:13
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By Ron Stringer
LM Radio is on there but when I selected it "This...

LM Radio is on there but when I selected it "This station is unresponsive".
Forum: The Bridge 22nd March 2019, 21:34
Replies: 57
Views: 3,626
Posted By Ron Stringer
The immediate question that comes to mind is...

The immediate question that comes to mind is "Why?". What is wrong with terra firma as a site for buildings and communities? Ships are intended to transport people and goods from one place to...
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 22nd March 2019, 16:14
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ron Stringer
Thank you Roger. No, in the Census records...

Thank you Roger.

No, in the Census records (for 1851, 1861 etc) the entry for place of birth just shows "At sea, British". Without a place or exact date of birth, it hasn't been possible for me...
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